Cornish Poem

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Masterclass
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Post by Masterclass » Sun May 29, 2005 1:26 pm

I read it in an article in Business Age magazine.

Srule
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Post by Srule » Sun May 29, 2005 1:50 pm

Penny, as Joe has said this is the cornish national anthem with a few mistakes.
The songs popular title is "trelawney" but the correct title is "the song of the western men" penned by the Reverend R S Hawker of Morwenstow.
The song charts the arrest and imprisonment at the tower of london of Bishop John Trelawney, a rather controversial figure in cornish history.
try searching under Hawker, his story alone is very interesting,
good luck

Penny
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Post by Penny » Mon May 30, 2005 5:11 am

Thank you very much to all who replied to my enquiry. I have been searching for this information for literally years. I wish you all many years of correspondence and will be in touch again soon. Penny.

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